This event will address new developments on the applicable law to investment arbitration in the Americas, focusing on the draft guide of the Organization of American States (OAS) on the topic. Georgetown Law Professor David Stewart, a former member of the Inter-American Juridical Committee of the OAS, will open the gathering. He will provide an overview of the said Committee, its history, and accomplishments, also commenting on his experience as one of its former members. Then, José Antonio Moreno Rodríguez, current President of the OAS Inter-American Juridical Committee, will introduce the draft guide on the applicable law to investment arbitration in the Americas, explaining its purposes and providing an overview of its content.
Afterward, the floor will open for discussion, and the event will finalize with a space for social interaction.